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The spring season in the Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge is full of beautiful blooms and fun.
Between the beauty that can be found along the scenic byways and the rich variety of plants and flora in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it's a picturesque landscape that will provide the opportunity to reconnect with nature.
Remember to bring your binoculars and keep an eye out for the diverse selection of birds and wildlife in Virginia's Blue Ridge. The area is known for deer, red-tailed hawks, bears, and eagles.
Virginia's Blue Ridge also features outstanding fishing at Smith Mountain Lake, which regularly hosts events as part of the Bassmaster series.
It's also the perfect time for an epic biking experience in the Blue Ridge Mountains and you can learn why the region is becoming known as a must-see spot among biking enthusiasts around the world.
With over 300 miles of singletrack for mountain biking, cycling on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, or casual road biking along the 30 miles of the Roanoke Valley Greenway system, you'll love getting to experience Virginia's Blue Ridge on two wheels.
In addition to the many trails to explore, you'll find a variety of great public parks that are perfect for the entirely family.
There are also lots of opportunities to experience the arts & culture scene in Virginia's Blue Ridge, including at places like the Taubman Museum of Art in Downtown Roanoke and its exciting array of special exhibitions.
Plan a spring break to Virginia's Blue Ridge!